August 2017 Driver’s Notebook

BMW does not disappoint in releasing the 2017 X3 xDrive35i, a Sport Activity Vehicle (SAV) with potential for a family road trip or track day. With four different drive modes, the ease of moving from city to mountains is seamless. The default comfort mode relaxes the throttle for everyday driving. For those eco-friendly drivers, the Eco-pro mode is, even more,…

2017 Lincoln Continental Black Label

Delivered at just a mere $200 over $77,000 our Ingot Silver Metallic and Alpine Venetian Leather wrapped Black Label Continental was powerfully sublime. Luxurious "Black Label" appointments included spacious rear seat, quiet interior and powerful engine just to get started in this completely loaded technical marvel.

Farm-To-Table Delivery

There are very few trucks that can claim that title of "beast" but this is definitely one of them. The 2017 Ford Raptor now offers a 3.5L twin turbo V-6 motor, putting out 450 HP and 510 lb-ft of torque. The 0-60 time is estimated at the low 5 second range. For a truck weighing close to 6,000 pounds, that…

Best New Convertible

Cars.com recently labeled the 2017 Fiat 124 Spider the “best new convertible.” That certainly is a bold statement, with little truth behind it. We had the privilege of test driving the new 2017 Fiat 124 Spider, a Miata-inspired Fiat, rear wheel drive convertible, that features keyless entry, push button start, FIAT® Connect 7.0 with 7-Inch Full-Color Touchscreen Display, Heated Leather-Trimmed…

January 2017 Driver’s Notebook

BMW, plug-in hybrid, SUV? Those words sound odd at first. Those words sound odd at first, but they do work. The new BMW X5 xDrive40e SUV is actually pretty cool. BMW claims around 50 mpg because of the combination of gas with the electric motor. This hybrid is a bit different than a normal hybrid vehicle. The first way it…

December 2016 Driver’s Notebook

Some cars weren’t meant to be tamed. They were built for the open road, the winding countryside, and the road less traveled. Such is the case with the Alfa Romeo 4C Spider. While you may be tempted to show her off, with her eye-catching looks and wicked exhaust sound, don’t let the one cup holder fool you...this ain’t no city…